TECH SAVVY: Mobile technologies for promoting health and physical activity

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Abstract

Learning Objectives: • To define mobile technologies. • To address advantages and barriers to the use of mobile devices in health and fitnessYrelated practices. • To provide current evidence, considerations, and guidelines for selecting exercise and fitness smartphone apps on the market.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)8-15
Number of pages8
JournalACSM's Health and Fitness Journal
Volume18
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Computer Technology
  • Global Positioning System
  • Mobile Phone
  • Obesity Prevention
  • Smartphone Apps

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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